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Hello.  I have this handy piece of code which allows me to multi-select values in a list box, and those multiple values store in a cell as a comma separated string.

The problem is this only seems to work assuming the column you want bound is the same column that the list box shows (in this case column 1).  How can I get this code to work if I want the column 1 to show in the list box, but column 2 bound with the list of comma separated values?
Sub ListBox1_LostFocus()
  Dim s As String, i As Integer

  With ListBox1
    For i = 0 To .ListCount - 1
      If .Selected(i) = True Then s = s & .List(i) & ","
    Next i
  End With
  
  With Range("A1")
    If s = vbNullString Then
      .Value = vbNullString
      Exit Sub
      Else
      .Value = Left(s, Len(s) - 1)
    End If
    On Error Resume Next
    '.Comment.Delete
    '.AddComment .Value
  End With
  
End Sub

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Attached is an Excel file containing the code, list box, and named column range.
Multi-Select-in-Excel-List-Box.xlsm
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Just add a second parameter to the .List

Sub ListBox1_LostFocus()
  Dim s As String, i As Integer

  With ListBox1
    For i = 0 To .ListCount - 1
      If .Selected(i) = True Then s = s & .List(i, 1) & ","     'Note the .List(i,1)
    Next i
  End With
  
  With Range("A1")
    If s = vbNullString Then
      .Value = vbNullString
      Exit Sub
      Else
      .Value = Left(s, Len(s) - 1)
    End If
    On Error Resume Next
    '.Comment.Delete
    '.AddComment .Value
  End With
  
End Sub

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by:jobprojn
ID: 37779646
Worked like a charm.  Thanks!!
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